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Our Next Season Concert
- Tracking Pierrot - Earle Brown
- Le Tombeau de Rameau II - Joël-François Durand
- Tema - Franco Donatoni
Friday, June 13, 2014
7:30 PM - Multimedia pre-concert presentation by co-Artistic Director Jérémy Jolley
8:00 PM - Concert
The Chapel in the Good Shepherd Center
A concert of Music on Music! The best way a composer can pay tribute to, comment on or criticize a piece is to write another piece of music in response. SMO will present three composers that have entered into a dialogue with another composer's work: Earle Brown's Tracking Pierrot – a tribute to Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire, UW Faculty member Joël-François Durand's Tombeau de Rameau II – a deformation/expansion of Rameau's Pièces de Clavecin en Concerts, and Franco Donatoni's Tema, in which he further develops ideas from a previous work of his own, Ruisseau dans l’escalier.
Join us for an Outreach Concert in Kent
Sunday, June 15, 2014, 2:00 PM
St. Columba's Abbey Church
SMO will present an outreach concert at St. Columba Church in Kent. The program includes a late work by American composer John Cage for string quartet which explores ever-changing harmonic progressions of ethereal qualities, a work by French UW faculty professor Joël-François Durand of high energy and density for solo violin, and a repeat performance of Franco Donatoni's Tema, featuring effervescent textures.
These works in the remarkable acoustics of St. Columba's Church promises a experience to remember!
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